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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    From Tom's Hardware On average, nearly every graphics card dropped in price by 5% or more, with a few GPUs even breaking into the double digits — the RTX 3090, RTX 3080 (10GB) and RX 6600 all dropped by 10% or more. However, GPU volume (at least on eBay) also dropped substantially for nearly...
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    Areej Syed (@areejs12) Tweeted: AMD’s Radeon RX 6500 XT is the Bestselling GPU in Germany https://t.co/U5KjXN0gRX https://twitter.com/areejs12/status/1485579725556879362?s=20
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    Ethereum prices have crashed & availability has gone up. If these 2 trends hold up then the prices could start tapering down 3DCenter.org (@3DCenter_org) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/3DCenter_org/status/1485553210664259589?s=20
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    Someone(MLID I think ) mentioned that there could be supply issues in first few days. But if you take the first month as a whole, the availability should be high.
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    Ryan Smith of Anandtech is positive on the availability based purely on the die size which matches the RX 550 (the baby Polaris) https://www.anandtech.com/show/17216/launching-today-amd-radeon-rx-6500-xt AMD hasn’t made a GPU this small in almost half a decade, when they released the RX 550...
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    FSR tested in FPS Review !!! https://www.thefpsreview.com/2022/01/19/gigabyte-radeon-rx-6500-xt-eagle-4g-review/6/
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    FPS Review: Overall, this video card we found is best suited for Medium gameplay settings at 1080p in current games. If a game supports FSR, then you might be able to play at High. For sure Ultra and Ultimate settings are out of the question. In the more intensive games, you are likely to...
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    Would be interesting to review on PCI x3 after RSR is out
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    They unhided it now. & here is a favorable review (fingers crossed on availability) If AMD can supply enough chips to keep the Radeon RX 6500 XT on store shelves, this humble, bizarre graphics card could wind up being a quirky savior during very hard times. That’s a big “if” in today’s world...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    PC World has a favorable review: The Radeon RX 6500 XT’s true measure will be revealed in the coming days and weeks, however. It needs to stay around the $200 price point to remain the most appealing, though it’s still worth considering anywhere under $300 in today’s wild market...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    Yes, looking at the benchmarks, you are better of buying a 6600 or above, unless this is meant as a stand-in purchase for a temp fix
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    Averaged over our game test suite, we found a 13% loss in performance when switching from the PCIe 4.0 interface to PCIe 3.0. This will happen to you when running the Radeon RX 6500 XT on an Intel platform that's older than Rocket Lake (10th generation and older). On the AMD side PCIe 3.0 is the...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    From Videocardz AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Review Roundup https://videocardz.com/123122/amd-radeon-rx-6500xt-review-roundup?__cf_chl_f_tk=GYG6oFjgYT.Y4lDZd2luZblGAT1GNt9TvFK6bdVfKrg-1642603450-0-gaNycGzNCZE
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    AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT, RX 6850 XT, RX 6750 XT ‘RDNA 2 Refresh’ Graphics Cards Rumored For Q2 2022: Navi 21 & 22 GPUs With 18 Gbps Memory

    No point updating Navi 21 as Navi 33 will be out by end of the year & in same performance range Should have been Navi 22 & Navi 23 rather
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    In our tests, the performance in memory-heavy games is reduced by up to 38 percent with PCI-E 3.0 compared to 4.0 - without having made special settings for it...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    This card would make an interesting hardocp review for pcie3 boards. What resolution & textures, is it playable & what is the cutoff point in each game where that 4gb threshold is breached etc
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    die size of Navi 24 is 107 mm² Apparently this works out to $20 per GPU chip assuming wafer cost of 10k per 6nm wafer Charlie Demerjian (@CDemerjian) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/CDemerjian/status/1480597930780229633?s=20
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    AMD’s $199 Radeon RX 6500XT officially gets €300/324 MSRP from ASUS Andreas Schilling (@aschilling) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/aschilling/status/1480451221668478977?s=20 https://videocardz.com/newz/amds-199-radeon-rx-6500xt-officially-gets-e300-324-msrp-from-asus
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    When AMD originally designed these cards, the 6600 must have been intended for $200 market. Navi24 must have been intended for the $100 to $140 range
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    NVIDIA’s Miner vs. AMD’s Whiner - CES 2022

    Hope the 6nm process allows AMD to make tons of these chips. Everything depends on Availability now. So far Xbox & PS5 have placed a huge constraint on availability of AMD GPUs
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    AMD Details Sub-$200 Radeon RX 6500 XT and RX 6400 Graphics Cards https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-radeon-rx-6500xt-6400xt-gpus Gaming at 1080p high should provide a good balance of image quality and performance, and by dropping from maxed out settings the 4GB of VRAM should present fewer...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    the RX 6500XT is to feature a boost clock of 2815 MHz with the game clock set to 2610 MHz by default, which is around 9% to 10% higher than RX 6600XT based on Navi 23. one of the spec sheets that Videocardz have seen mentions 18Gbps memory, while previous leaks suggested 16Gbps. A higher memory...
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    AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution

    Radeon Super Resolution tech (for RDNA1 & 2 cards) works with games that support exclusive full-screen mode
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    Sapphire TriXX Boost Resolution Scaling for ALL Radeon 6800/6900 Cards

    "Didn't want to include this into the article, simply because there aren't many details yet, but RSR might look like Sapphire's Trixx Boost. It should work the same way, except the scaling will be handled by FSR algorithm." ~Videocardz AMD to introduce Radeon Super Resolution (RSR) technology...
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    Back of the hand calculation says that it is (1/2 in)square which works out to 0.25 inch square
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    The 6500xt and 6400: Meet your next gpu, PC gaming peasants.

    https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-6nm-navi-24-gpu-pictured-coming-soon-to-radeon-rx-6500xt-graphics-cards AMD 6nm Navi 24 GPU pictured, coming soon to Radeon RX 6500XT graphics cards AMD Navi 24 is a small GPU with a die size estimated at 141 mm², so a bit smaller than RDNA1 Navi 14 of 158 mm²...
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    Tesla owner blows up his Model S with dynamite over $22,000 battery replacement

    A Tesla Model S owner in Finland decided to blow up his electric car with dynamite after it needed a battery replacement, which Tesla said was going to cost $22,000. He reached out to YouTuber Pommijätkät, a channel known for blowing things up, to strap 30 kg of dynamite to the electric vehicle...
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    Update: Aya Neo Pro handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 5 4800U slated for September

    The announcement is postponed to the 4th of January (post AMD’s CES keynote revealing REMBRANDT) which makes it likely, that console based on AMD’s next-gen cores, such as a Rembrandt chip featuring Zen 3 CPU cores and RDNA 2 graphics...
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    Update: Aya Neo Pro handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 5 4800U slated for September

    AYANeo confirms next-gen AMD cores for its new console AYANEO (@AYANEO__) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/AYANEO__/status/1473220663125020678?s=20 Via videocardz https://videocardz.com/newz/ayaneo-next-handheld-gaming-console-to-feature-next-generation-amd-cores According to the tweet, AYANEO...
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    AMD Rembrandt scores appearing online

    Fyi, Rembrandt igpu supposed to as powerful as upcoming MX550 (2gb version of 1650 !?) https://www.hardwaretimes.com/amd-rembrandt-igpu-faster-than-nvidias-mx550-mobile-dgpu-rumor/ in TimeSpy the MX550 is limited to just 2,510. In comparison purposes, a recently leaked Rembrandt score shows...
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    AMD’s upcoming flagship GPUs should be 3x faster than RX 6900XT

    Well-reputed leaker on AMD’s chips @Greymon55 has shared his speculated specifications of the RDNA 3 dies. Greymon55 (@greymon55) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/greymon55/status/1471693761579130888?s=20 Via HardwareTimes...
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    Yes, it should be UK only, as the promotion is by Asus UK.
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    The concept of GPUs being available on list price seems so far away that Asus is promoting NewEgg style raffles to win a chance to buy GPUs at msrp !!! ASUS UK (@ASUSUK) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/ASUSUK/status/1454080109066039296?s=20...
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    High End Graphics Card Stock 6900 XT vs 3090

    Apparently Latest GPU Market Sales Indicate that NVIDIA Indeed Halted RTX 30 Series Production https://www.hardwaretimes.com/latest-gpu-market-sales-indicate-that-nvidia-indeed-halted-rtx-30-series-production/ Maybe a 3090 super is incoming !?
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    High End Graphics Card Stock 6900 XT vs 3090

    Interesting, if true... Nvidia plans to keep 3090 prices high, even if that means imposing an "artifical" shortage on the market Moore's Law Is Dead (@mooreslawisdead) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1448810044640870408?s=20
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    Microchip Shortage Hits Auto Industry Too

    Now the chip shortage is spreading into other parts of the economy such as Tractors & Agriculture too PJ Huffstutter (@pjhuffstutter) Tweeted: https://www.reuters.com/world/the-great-reboot/desperate-tires-components-shortage-roils-us-harvest-2021-10-12/...
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    Windows 11 May Not Run on Early Ryzen, Threadripper, Skylake-X, or Any Pre-2016 Intel PC

    Enabling HVCI (along with VBS) results in performance hit in Windows 11 https://www-computerbase-de.translate.goog/2021-09/windows-11-ul-benchmarks-weist-auf-leistungsverlust-durch-vbs-hin/?_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en-US&_x_tr_pto=nui...
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    If the GPU prices remain elevated, then AAA game developers might lose revenue as gamers would hold back on purchases till they can upgrade GPU As a result, game developers might be forced to target Steam deck like devices Cloud gaming service providers also could benefit from delay in...
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    Looks like prices have bottomed out (atleast in German markets) 3DCenter.org (@3DCenter_org) Tweeted: https://twitter.com/3DCenter_org/status/1432251491583021057?s=20
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    Windows 11 May Not Run on Early Ryzen, Threadripper, Skylake-X, or Any Pre-2016 Intel PC

    This morning, Microsoft revealed a change of plan to The Verge: it won’t technically abandon those millions of PCs, because you’ll be able to manually install the downloadable Windows 11 ISO on whatever you want...
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